AGENDA

The Metropolitan Region of Bogotá-Cundimarca: Perspectives of a Regional Future

In the framework of the World Metropolitan Day 2020, the District Secretariat of Habitat of the Metropolitan Region of Bogota Cundimarca organizes an event to address inequity issues by implementing new urban agenda. The focus will be on the consolidation of the Bogota-Cundimarca Region.

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Program (Bogota time)

 

7:30am Opening: 
            
Introduction: Sergio Montero CIDER

  • Alejandro Gaviria, Rector of the Universidad de los Andes
  • Claudia López, Mayor of Bogotá
  • Nicolás García, Governor of Cundinamarca
  • José Luis Acero, Viceministro de Agua y saneamiento del Ministerio de Vivienda, Ciudades y Territorio

8:30am Introduction: Nadya Rangel, District Habitat Secretary 
Keynote speaker: Eduardo López Moreno

9:00am Panel 1. Towards a vision for the future of the region
Moderator: Claudia Hoshino, International Expert on Regional Development

  • Gabriel Lanfranchi, Buenos Aires Metropolitan Region
  • Sergio Montero, CIDER Uniandes
  • Adriana Córdoba, District Planning Secretary of Bogotá
  • María Buhigas, Barcelona Metropolitan Region
  • Patricia González, Secretary for Regional Integration, Government of Cundinamarca

 

10:30am Panel 2. Challenges and opportunities of regional integration
Moderator: César Carrillo, Advisor to the Mayor's Office on regional integration

  • David Cardona, Advisor Legislative Support Unit, House of Representatives Juanita Goebertus
  • Julián Espinosa, Bogota City Councilor, Bancada Metropolitan Region
  • Victor Julian Sanchez, Member of the Assembly of Cundinamarca
  • Carmenza Saldías, Expert in Regional Development

 

11:30am Panel 3. Agreeing on the regional vision
Moderator: Olga Lucía Velásquez, Regional Integration Councillor, Bogota City Hall

  • Fernando Flórez, RAPE Manager
  • Edwin Garcia, CAR delegate 
  • Cristina Vélez, Bogotá Chamber of Commerce
  • Daniel Bernal, Mayor Funza, Director CIT
  • Luz Marina Rincón, Citizens' Collective Rediacción

 

12:30pm Closing